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  • Child Abuse

    overseers frequently goaded these little children with whips and prods. Child Abuse is a growing issue in the United States‚ South America‚ Africa and Asia. In India one study reveals that approximately one-half of all children have been sexually abused. In Brazil 25% of all children are abused‚ according to one news report. Child Abuse also comes with consequences that produce life long scars. There are many types of child abuse that affects a person physically‚ emotionally‚ sexually‚ and mentally. The

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  • The Effects of Abuse

    There are several different types of abuse and each type affects people differently. There is child abuse and spousal abuse‚ but there is also physcial and mental abuse. This paper will go over each type of abuse‚ how the abuse affects the person‚ how people can recover from abuse‚ and just some general information To start off I will discuss spousal abuse and its affect on people. Surveys in the US and Canada have shown each year about 12 percent of all spouses push‚ grab‚ shove or slap their

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  • Sibling Abuse

    Sibling Abuse Sibling abuse is the physical‚ emotional or sexual abuse of one sibling by another. The physical abuse can range from relatively mild forms of aggression occurring between siblings‚ such as pushing and shoving‚ to extremely violent behavior such as the use of weapons. (3)Often parents don ’t recognize the abuse for what it is. Typically‚ parents and society expect fights and other physical forms of aggression to occur among siblings. Because of this‚ sibling abuse often is not seen

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  • Emotional Abuse

    The signs of emotional abuse are difficult to diagnose. Since physical marks do not exist when a child is experiencing emotional maltreatment‚ a way to tell is by their actions (www.americanhumane.org). Children suffering from emotional abuse are subject to destructive behaviors. As a result of parental substance abuse‚ the excessive use of drugs or alcohol‚ children who are exposed to these situations are more likely to abuse substances in the same manner. Substance abuse becomes common for children

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  • Child Abuse

    Child abuse is the physical‚ sexual‚ emotional‚ mistreatment‚ and the act to a child. “Child abuse and neglect is a widespread problem in American society; child of any age‚ sex‚ race‚ religion and socioeconomic background can fall victim to maltreatment” (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services‚ 1999‚ p. 1). Child abuse that happens to children took place during the biblical and mythological times. “It would suffice to recall the stories of Abraham and Isaac‚ Moses and Medea‚ and King Nimrod

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  • Child Abuse

    Child abuse and neglect greatly influence its victim’s long term well-being. One of the greatest effects of child abuse is its self-perpetuation. It is commonly accepted that children that are abused have a greater chance of growing up and abusing their own children. Victims suffer the effects of maltreatment‚ but so does society through the costs incurred for prevention‚ identification‚ intervention and treatment. Increased societal costs stem from * Juvenile delinquency * Adult criminal

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  • Child Abuse

    according to R. J. Gelles and M. A. Straus‚ authors of Physical Violence in American Families. They believe the family is the most violent institution other than the military in time of war! That is appalling‚ as children are also practicing this behavior. When children as young as three years of age are shooting their brothers and sisters; we have problems! Are they coming from the wombs angry? We must break the cycles of abuse! In order to save our children and future generations

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  • Child Abuse

    Child abuse and maltreatment is not limited to a particular age and can occur in the infant‚ toddler‚ preschool‚ and school-age years. Choose one of the four age groups (infant‚ toddler‚ preschool‚ or school age) and discuss the types of abuse that are most often seen in this age. Discuss warning signs and physical and emotional assessment findings the nurse may see that could indicate child abuse. Discuss cultural variations of health practices that can be misidentified as child abuse. Describe

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  • Child Abuse

    Child abuse is the brutal act of some adults on children. Each year‚ thousands of children are mistreated and harmed because of reasons such as psychological malfunctions of the abusers who choose to display their complexes on vulnerable children who are unable to defend themselves. Child abuse is a problem that includes many types‚ has many causes‚ and affects the innocent‚ abused children negatively and leaves deep emotional scars in them. The different types include physical violence‚ verbal abuse

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  • Child Abuse

    Child Abuse “Jane Eyre” Child abuse happens when a parent or other adult causes serious physical or emotional harm to a child. Child abuse is also a very delicate theme to talk about because of the many cases that have been reported in U.S and Puerto Rico. The causes of child abuse on infants‚ babies‚ and toddlers are catastrophic. There are several people who get abused from infancy to adulthood. Each person who gets abused and survives the trauma is left with horrible memories that will always

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